Recent News

Equifax Data Breach Information

In September, Equifax, one the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach. It was reported that 143 million Americans may have had their personal information exposed. The hackers also got personal information from some European and Canadian consumers. Many people are wondering if they have been affected and what they can do […] READ MORE »

Five Star Branch News

Thursday - 5 pm CT All 15 of our branches will be on normal hours on Friday. St. Simons Island will open at regular time and will also have lobby traffic for the first time this week. Five Star thanks all of its members for being patient during this tough time as Hurricane Irma disrupted […] READ MORE »

Farm to Fork highlights local farmers

In early May, the green space in downtown Dothan was transformed into a large farmhouse dining room that served a family style dinner for hundreds. Community members came together to honor many of the local farmers that provide fresh vegetables, meats, and dairy to the Wiregrass area. Five Star was the title sponsor for the […] READ MORE »

Make Finances a Priority in Your Marriage

Summer is packed full of weddings. Did you know that many new couples don’t talk about finances. A Fidelity survey found more than one-third didn’t even know their partner’s salary. The irony is that two-thirds of the same couples thought they communicated “very well” about financial matters. Financial experts have this advice - don’t wait […] READ MORE »

The Summer of You

The summer is here. What are you doing? Have you made plans? Let's not let another summer go by without getting out there and experiencing life. Let's make this the Summer of You. Five Star has many ways to help you go on that dream vacation or put the top down on that car you […] READ MORE »

Start Car Buying Process at Five Star

If you’re in the market for a new or used vehicle, start the process at Five Star instead of the car lot. You’re first thought is, “why?” The process has always been to find the car you want and then work on the financing. If you start at Five Star, you will have a smoother […] READ MORE »

$10 Feeds a Family for a Month

Join Five Star on Saturday Feb. 4 for Empty Bowls Dothan. From 11am to 2pm, stop in to the Cultural Arts Center on St. Andrews Street. For $10, you get a unique handmade bowl and some soup. For each bowl purchased, a family of four can eat for a month through the Wiregrass United Way […] READ MORE »

Spend New Year’s in Downtown Dothan

For the first time, Downtown Dothan will hold a "peanut drop" at the stroke of midnight. Five Star Credit Union is helping to sponsor the event. This family event has activities for the kids earlier in the evening that culminates with a "balloon drop" at 9pm. There are more adult activities that will run right […] READ MORE »

All Aboard Five Star Santa Express

Smiles and the sound of whistles filled the air recently in Downtown Dothan. The Five Star Santa Express Train ran from 9 to 2 on Dec. 3. More than 600 kids got a wooden Five Star train whistle and happily blew it as they rode the express. The kids walked away with a lasting memory […] READ MORE »

Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser Driven by Five Star   

The Boys and Girls Club of the Wiregrass holds a major fundraiser every year with the grand prize being a golf cart decked out in University of Alabama and Auburn University colors. It’s a fun night that includes a silent auction and a way to buy back into the golf cart giveaway as the number […] READ MORE »

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